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Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant 
February 8, 2018
The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.   ... read more »
Write in America: Los Angeles Sentinel & Black Media Professionals Honored During African American Heritage Month  
February 8, 2018
Throughout history, it has been the Black photographers, videographers, on camera and radio personalities, the digital media, print publications and so many more who have reintroduced the Constitutional meaning of freedom of the press and freedom of speech.    ... read more »
Waters, Sen. Warren and CBC Members Question Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions under Trump Appointee
February 8, 2018
the group of lawmakers seek to know what prompted Mr. Mulvaney’s actions as well as his ties to the payday lending industry. ... read more »
Senator Bradford Continues Push for Law Enforcement Transparency 
February 8, 2018
Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) introduced SB 978, a follow-up to Senate Bill 345 that he authored last year to improve transparency and accountability of local law enforcement agencies across California.  ... read more »
In the Trump Era, Consumer Protection Agency Changes Course
February 2, 2018
Representative Karen Bass talks about President Trump's impact on the Black community, healthcare, criminal justice reform and voting rights. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer
February 1, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has selected Assemblymember Mike Gipson (AD-64) as the new Secretary/Treasurer. The position has been vacant since Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (AD-54) resigned from the Legislature due to health concerns. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Sydney Kamlager for Assembly District 54 
February 1, 2018
Says She’ll be an Advocate to Ensure the Doors to Higher Education and Job Training are Open to All  ... read more »
Trump’s First State of the Union Less than Impressive for Dems 
February 1, 2018
United States President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 30, during which he touted his administration’s various accomplishments, but less than half of the citizens watching and listening were impressed, according to a CNN poll. Many believed his bullet points about bi partisanship, the economy, unemployment, healthcare, tax and immigration reforms were merely rhetoric and did not paint a truthful picture of the administration’s agenda.  ... read more »
Strategic Growth Council oks $35 million to Watts community 
February 1, 2018
The Strategic Growth Council, under the California Environmental Protection Agency, voted in support of a $35 million Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program Grant to be awarded to the Watts Rising Collaborative.   ... read more »
London Breed Out as San Francisco’s Interim Mayor after Board Vote
February 1, 2018
Residents Protest Board Vote that Ousted London Breed as Interim Mayor of San Francisco ... read more »
Criminal Justice Reform: Rep. Danny Davis’ New Bill Pushes Back on Money Bail
January 25, 2018
On January 18, Davis introduced the Bail Fairness Act of 2018 to alleviate some of the burdens associated with the cash bail system. ... read more »
One Year Later, the Women’s March Is Still Fired Up and Ready Go to the Polls 
January 25, 2018
Last year, outrage and fear drove millions to unify under the umbrella of the Women’s March. This year,  the Women’s March plans on driving people to the polls.   ... read more »
Group Pushing Forward with ‘New California’ Movement
January 25, 2018
Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed, founders of the New California Campaign, have done so they said, because of “tyrannical form of government” that doesn’t follow the U.S. Constitution or the state one, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. ... read more »
Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi
January 25, 2018
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. ... read more »
Irresponsible and Immoral Short-Term Funding Bill   Failed to Address Urgent Priorities 
January 25, 2018
The Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), released the following statement on the Trump Shutdown in an effort to provide the public with additional context and clarification about its causes - causes that are being mischaracterized and misattributed by Congressional Republicans and the President.  ... read more »
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